As Rio prepares for the 2016 Olympics it balances the desire to transform the city with calls to maintain its rich mosaic of communities.
Roberto Bosch's volleyball school was getting nowhere. Then he invited kids from the slums to join for free.
With the London Games wrapping up today, the spotlight moves to Rio, the host city of the 2016 Olympics.
Mexico took its first gold medal today with its stunning win over Brazil in soccer, bringing a burst of joy to a struggling nation.
Brazilian culture is gaining popularity in the United States with everything from theater to video games. But its image isn't always positive or accurate.
Brazil's first impact study on its Police Pacification Units reveals that the program has significantly reduced violence, but still needs extensive reform.
The successes of Brazil's new middle class – including greater access to jobs, technology, and rising purchasing power – could be the source of increased obesity, writes a guest blogger.